Country number: 55
Territory number: 59
When? May 2001, coming from Singapore, going onto Myanmar
How? Local flights, buses, boats
Who? Group Tour: 3 people and a tour leader
‘Once you see the drivers in Indonesia you understand why religion plays such a part in their lives.’
The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 13,466 islands. It is 2,644.52 miles wide with a coastline that is 33,998 miles long (the second longest after Canada).
Indonesia has a total population of more than 215 million people from more than 200 ethnic groups.
Indonesia is part of the Pacific Rim “Ring of Fire”- there are a lot of volcanoes
According to the 2004 Global Corruption Report, former Indonesian President Suharto was the most corrupt leader of all time, embezzling between 15 billion and 35 billion USD.
Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world.
To see more of my photos of Indonesia, visit this page.